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Table 2 Surveys conducted with immigrant origin populations in Spain using random sampling based on the population register

From: Surveying immigrants in Southern Europe: Spanish and Italian strategies in comparative perspective

Survey Topics & duration questionnaire Geographic coverage Target population & sample size Refusal rate Strategies for improving the quality of samples and surveys Advantages/Limits or problems Available documentation
ENI 2007 characteristics of migrants, their family relationships and their social networks National Foreign-born population (15,500) Response rate 87,4% sampling unit was the dwelling and replacement of dwellings from a substitute sample Representative sample (national and per main groups) http://www.ine.es/daco/daco42/inmigrantes/informe/eni07_informe.pdf
Localmultidem Survey 2006 Political behaviour and attitudes (50 min.) Cities of Barcelona, Madrid, and Murcia Per city: Morocco (300), Ecuador (300), Andeans (300) Spanish born (300) N.A. sampling units were dwellings and adjacent dwellings Random sampling needed to be complemented with spatial and route sampling to achieve target sample size Morales & Ros (2013)
MAFE 2008 Family, labour, legal & migratory trajectories (70 min.) 12 provinces N: 200   Selection of provinces with highest concentration of Senegalese population   Beauchemin & González-Ferrer (2011), Beauchemin (2012)
MESE 2012 Family, labour, legal & migratory trajectories (83 min.) 12 provinces N: 400 8.8% Selection of provinces with highest concentration of Senegalese population replacement of individuals from a substitute sample and increased number of trips   N.A. See discussion below
ICS 2012 Integration (45 min.) Cities of Barcelona & Madrid Barcelona, N: 411 Madrid, N: 583 6.1 and 8.3% sample was clustered by neighbourhood   Morales, Martínez, & Méndez (2012) Reichel & Morales (2017)
ISSP 2012 Health Care (29 min) Spain N: 4000 Foreigners: 482 2.3% Comparison with general population Only foreigners CIS (2012)
ISSP 2014 Citizenship (29 min.) Spain N: 3000 Foreigners: N.A. 4.4% Comparison with general population Only foreigners CIS (2014)